Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000 - Art - 144 pages
From head to toe, the human form, in all its complexities, is visually simplified to such a degree in this remarkable workbook that even complete beginners will soon be able to draw accurate, well-proportioned faces and figures every time they try.

Avoiding complex charts of muscles and bones that are more helpful to doctors than to artists, this book’s refreshing approach teaches anatomy from a cartoonist/illustrator’s point of view. For example, there are many large and small muscles in the neck, all rendered in great detail in most anatomy books, but here, master teacher Christopher Hart shows only the four that are visible and need to be drawn. His clear instruction helps readers to visualize and portray shifting body weight in a pose without the need of a model, and instead of showing a mass of facial muscles and bones, he translates them into the simple planes an artist needs to draw a range of expressive faces.
 

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Contents

introduction
7
Profile
18
THE FEATUREs of THE Face 2
24
Smiles and the Shape of the Lips
36
THE SKELETAL STRUCTURE 1 6
46
THE FEATUREs of THE Body
58
More Hints for Hands
91
The Effects of Perspective on the Body
129
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Christopher Hart is one of Watson-Guptill’s bestselling authors, with a proven track record of phenomenal sales totaling over a million copies. He lives in Westport, Connecticut.

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